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Irishyankee has posted 4 annotations/comments since 18 February 2013.

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About Wednesday 22 February 1659/60

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What is powdered beef? I wonder if it is akin to creamed chipped beef on toast (A dish known to countless American GI's as "S--- on a Shingle"?

About Friday 17 February 1659/60

Irishyankee  •  Link

Regarding the spelling: My original Puritan ancestor spelled the family name ;Smalley'; by 1700 it was 'Small'; The Hill(s) may have likewise dropped the supurflous suffix.

Personal to Phil: Thank you for resurrecting the site, and returning the ability to post replies. Reading the nightly updates have become a part of my daily routine, and I hadn't realised until it ended how much I looked forward to it each evening. My daily routine is now, once again complete.